With the changing of the season, their are also changes at the Havelock Public Library. From the North Carolina Humanities Council, we are enjoying “Let’s Talk About It”. This year’s theme is “The Journey Inward: Women’s Autobiographies”. So far we have read One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudor Welty, Letter of a Women Homesteader by Elinor Pruitt Stewart, Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Neale Hurston, and An American Childhood by Annie Dillard. Our last book will be given out this week, West with the Night by Beryl Markha. We have enjoyed our discussions with the scholars, Sue Park and Lynn Sals. It is very interesting and informing to hear about the authors and what was going on in the world during the time they were writing these books.
We also have an Authors’ Luncheon coming up on May 2, 2015. Please stop in the library to obtain tickets for this special luncheon. We are also in the planning stage for our Summer Reading Program. We continue to sell Bojangle coupon books for $5.00 which have no expiration date. As always we have the Kniting/Crocheting group on Monday afternoons, the Preschool Story Hour on Thursday mornings at 10:30am and our own Techie Group on Friday Afternoons at 1PM.
We continue to update our DVD collection regularly and for our patrons they can be rented for a $1.00 for the week.
The Havelock Public Library is a busy place. Stop in to see us!
Let’s Talk About It!
The quest for identity often involves undertaking a journey, whether literally or figuratively. The autobiographies in this series tell of both kinds of journeys and will spur us to join the authors in attempting to make sense of our lives.
Call us at 252-447-7509 to register or just come on into the Havelock Public Library. Meet with us at 6:00 on each of the dates below to experience this thought provoking and inspiring series.
One Writer’s Beginnings, Eudora Welty March 5
Letter of a Woman Homesteader, Elinor Pruitt Stewart April 16
Dust Tracks on a Road, Zora Neale Hurston March 12
An American Childhood, Annie Dillard March 26
West With the Night, Beryl Markha April 9
This project is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide, non-profit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the North Carolina Center for the Book, a program of the State Library of North Carolina.
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